Office of External Affairs


October 28, 2014

New UW|360 features Dubs!

UW 360 premiered its 5th season last week! The magazine show, hosted by Carolyn Douglas, features stories about the University of Washington and our connection to the community. In the new episode, follow beloved UW mascot Dubs as he meets and greets students and visitors on campus. Did you know he participated in the 2014 Commencement Ceremony?…

October 25, 2014

Boundless celebration on W Day!

The University of Washington celebrated W Day today in honor of the UW’s 153rd birthday. We also challenged ourselves to raise $200,000 and we exceeded that goal – the More Purple giving challenge raised $205,807! Read more about the Boundless Celebration!

October 21, 2014

SustainableUW Fest

Join in the SustainableUW Festival this week on campus! The festival celebrates environmental stewardship and sustainability efforts at the University of Washington, highlighting contributions and leadership efforts across campus as well as providing opportunities for students, faculty and staff to get involved. You can find more information from Environmental Stewardship & Sustainability.

October 20, 2014

In the News: University of Washington leading innovation

The University of Washington is embarking on an “Innovation Agenda” and building on our long-standing work to drive the Puget Sound region and Washington state forward. Read President Michael K. Young’s guest opinion column in The Seattle Times.

October 3, 2014

Legislators and staff tour UW’s Clean Energy Institute

A group of state legislators and staff visited campus to tour the UW’s Clean Energy Institute. The group heard from CEI’s staff about its innovative faculty and cutting-edge research in next generation solar energy and battery technologies. In 2013, the Legislature invested $3 million to establish the Institute at the UW. In its inaugural year,…

September 11, 2014

UW a top school for vets

The University of Washington was ranked second in the U.S. among the best colleges for veterans. U.S. News and World Report ranked schools that participate in federal initiatives helping veterans and active-duty service members with applications, financial aid and degree completion. The UW joins Georgetown, Pennsylvania State University-University Park, The Ohio State University and University…

August 20, 2014

Huskies give back!

Today University of Washington External Affairs staff participated in a service project at the Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetlands. Staff spent the morning helping restore the natural habitat by removing invasive bindweed. The Rainier Beach Urban Farm and Wetland is Seattle’s largest urban farm. The 10 acre farm is owned by Seattle Parks and…

August 19, 2014

University of Washington top 20 in the world

The Academic Ranking of World Universities has released its 2014 list of top schools in the world. This year, the UW moved up to No. 15. Read more from UW Today.

August 13, 2014

National leaders visit UW to discuss innovation and scientific research

Yesterday, US Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) and Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) joined UW President Michael K. Young and research leaders from around the Pacific Northwest at our South Lake Union campus to talk about the future of the NIH. Read more from the Seattle Times. Pictured: (left to…

August 6, 2014

Read our latest newsletter

Curious about what we’ve been up to? The latest news from the Office of External Affairs is available online. External Affairs Update, July 2014: Legislative Update, Around the U District, and UWTV Emmys

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